Hillary Clinton will be fundraising later this month with Dorothea and Jon Bon Jovi, according to an announcement on the candidate's website. The event will be held in New Jersey.
Tickets to the June 29 event cost $1,000 for the cheapest ticket and $2,700 for premium seating. Here's a copy of the flyer posted to Clinton's website:Read more
Scott Walker does not think he's the front runner in the 2016 Republican presidential primary. Instead, the Wisconsin governor believes that title goes to the former Florida governor, Jeb Bush.
"Scott Walker is already hitting high gear, racing towards the front of the pack on his Harley and in the polls," said ABC reporter Jon Karl. "So Governor walker, you're up in the polls nationally, you got a big lead here. Are you the front runner now?"Read more
Carly Fiorina has released by far the most detailed financial disclosure of any presidential candidate. The document details to a penny her net worth: $58,954,494.88.
Here's the entire 87-page document:Read more
Bill Clinton, no stranger to controversy, raised eyebrows again with a Clinton Global Initiative gathering last month, as ABC News put it, "at a five-star luxury hotel in Morocco [hosted] by one of the world's most controversial mining companies, criticized for 'serious human rights violations' by the Robert F.Read more
Charles Gasparino of the Fox Business Network reported today that Martin O'Malley is the "last person" Wall Street CEOs want is Democratic presidential candidate Martin O'Malley:
"Larry Fink and Lloyd Blankfein want somebody -- the last person they want running in the Democratic Party is Martin O'Malley," Gasparino reported.Read more
In a 41-second video that's set to be released later this morning, the Republican National Committee is using a populist message to hit Hillary Clinton for "hypocrisy."
The video mainly features a snippet from a speech Clinton delivered on Wednesday, May 27, at the South Carolina Democratic Women's Council. "Because we're going to have to stand up to the people who want to keep the deck stacked in favor of those at the top. We're going to have to fight to make sure that the success of our country is shared across the economy," Clinton says in the RNC ad.Read more
Bill Clinton has a secret "pass-through" company named WJC, LLC. WJC, of course, is the former president's initials, William Jefferson Clinton.Read more
Former President Bill Clinton has got to pay those bills. That's why he's giving a speech this week in Atlanta at the American Institute of Architects meeting in Atlanta.Read more
Hillary Clinton wants you to wish her a Happy Mother's Day -- and maybe send a few dollars her way, as well. Often, organizations that support politicians or candidates (such as the Democrat or Republican National Committees) will solicit such greetings for holidays and special occasions. But in this case, Hillary Clinton's own campaign isn't leaving it to chance.Read more
First Lady Michelle Obama joked with David Letterman about running for president. watch here:
"I'm retiring in a few weeks," Letterman said.
"No kidding," Obama deadpanned.
"And I know that your time at the White House, in a couple of years, same sort of thing," Letterman continued after sharing a laugh. "You won't be retiring though. But do you ever glimpse down that far down the road?"Read more
Hillary Clinton appeared to avoid the press waiting outside her first 2016 presidential fundraiser by talking to herself as she made her way to an awaiting Secret Service vehicle.
Liz Kreutz, a journalist at ABC News, tried to ask Clinton about the riots in Baltimore. But Clinton appeared deep in conversation with herself.
Watch here:Read more
Report: 'Relationship With the Clintons' Requirement for Getting Lucrative Contract to Rebuild Haiti
Fox News reported this morning on the latest news to come from the Clinton Cash book:
"Another bombshell set to drop on the growing scandal surrounding the Clintons. Fox News now learning about a direct connection between money flowing to the Clinton Foundation and the effort to rebuild a devastated Haiti in 2010," said host Bill Hemmer.Read more
As Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton comes under fire for shady financial dealins, Jim Webb is calling for a "new leadership model for our country." Webb, also a Democrat, is considering a presidential run.
Webb writes in a fundraising email:Read more
Tina Brown now says that criticizing Hillary Clinton is "fair game." She made the remarks in an interview with Yahoo!:
"Everything is fair game politically," she said. "I mean, foreign donors is fair game if that turns out to be true that she did favors or whatever. That one is completely fair game."Read more
California senator Barbara Boxer said that she's so excited about Hillary Clinton running for president that her "heart's beating a little faster today."Read more
Legendary investor Warren Buffett was asked this morning in an interview whether he'd still bet money on Hillary Clinton being the next president of the United States. Yes, he said, he still think it's "very likely" she'll be the next president. But he warned in the CNBC interview: "things could always happen in politics, including illnesses or something of the sort."Read more
Dozing off as we pored through a raft of mostly meaningless polls this week, we were startled awake by one set of findings. The CNN/ORC survey released February 18 was The Weekly Standard’s own little fire bell in the night.
What, you surely ask, alarmed us so?Read more
President Obama knocked "constant fundraising" in his State of the Union address delivered tonight from Washington:
I’ve served in Congress with many of you. I know many of you well. There are a lot of good people here, on both sides of the aisle. And many of you have told me that this isn’t what you signed up for – arguing past each other on cable shows, the constant fundraising, always looking over your shoulder at how the base will react to every decision.
Imagine if we broke out of these tired old patterns. Imagine if we did something different.Read more
Washington and the political class are as excited as Hollywood on Oscar night. It’s the … State of the Union. Which is to say … another partisan political speech, only longer.
Unsurprisingly, the public isn’t buying what the speech will be selling and probably won’t be watching anyway.Read more
Coming on the heels of a spate of revelations regarding corruption in the Israeli government – as well as worrisome signs of dysfunction in Israeli governance, exposed during last summer’s unresolved campaign against Hamas – the Israeli public was shocked again recently by yet more revelations of pervasive corruption in high places. Now a dark cloud on the political horizon, corruption (as well as its neglect by the authorities) shows signs of developing into a major political storm.Read more
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